9 Ways to Battle Bogus, Gaslighting, Trash-Talking Co-Workers

Talking smack at work is nothing new, but here’s how to handle it

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1. Rest where you feel safe.

2. Know your worth.

3. Call out manipulative communication in the moment.

4. Don’t be afraid to be the “squeaky wheel.”

5. Document, document, document.

6. Resist the urge to internalize.

7. Live your best life.

8. Don’t be afraid to keep it pushing.

9. Talk to a professional.

Professor, Forbes Contributor, Race Scholar, Activist, Therapist, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, Wife, Mother, & Addict of Ice Cream &Cheese. www.drmaiahoskin.com

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